This program is 29 minutes long
(Omaha: Kate Snow) The arrival of Ashoka Mukpo, the second American Ebola patient, in Nebraska featured; details given about the treatment of Dallas patient Thomas Duncan. [University of Nebraska Medical Center Shelly SCHWEDHELM, girlfriend Helen FINLAY, mother Diana MUKPO, father Mitchell LEVY- comment on Mukpo.] [Dallas Mayor Mike RAWLINGS- comments on the monitoring of Duncan’s contacts.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Tom Costello) The preparedness of American hospitals to deal with Ebola examined; details given about the notice sent to hospitals in Chicago and the Ebola symptom flowcharts sent out by the CDC; map shown of cities being monitored by the CDC due to their large West African populations. [FDNY commissioner Daniel NIGROW- comments on extra training for paramedics.] [CDC Abbigail TUMPEY- says we are hearing from clinical groups that they don’t feel prepared.] [Airline PASSENGER – comments on the CDC’s response to a man with Ebola-like symptoms.] [Howard University Hospital Dr. Shelly McDONALD-PINKETT- says we don’t have the same kind of concerns about influenza that we have about Ebola.]
(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The surprise decision at the Supreme Court, where the justices declined to hear challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage, examined; scenes shown of a gay wedding in Virginia; map shown. [Newlywed Erika TURNER- comments.] [Virginia attorney general Mark HERRING- says the rights guaranteed by our constitution are shining through.] [Supreme Court expert Tom GOLDSTEIN- says everyone expected the justices would hear these cases.] [Alliance Defending Freedom Kellie FIEDOREK, gay rights advocate Roberta KAPLAN- express views.]
(Istanbul, Turkey: Richard Engel) The arrest in Chicago of Mohammed Khan, a young American who wanted to travel to Syria to join ISIS, featured; courtroom sketches shown; details given about what was found at his house and about the ISIS threat to kill American hostage Peter Kassig; Khan’s letter to his parents quoted. [Kassig’s mother Paula KASSIG- pleads for Peter’s life.] The fighting between ISIS and Turkish forces in and around Kobani noted.
(Hamilton Township, New Jersey: Rehema Ellis) The deadly outbreak of enterovirus that is afflicting children examined; photos shown of 4-year-old victim Eli Waller; map shown; details given about the symptoms. [Eli’s classmate’s mother Tabatha VASSEY, 2 WOMEN - comment.] [University of North Carolina School of Public Health Allison AIELLO- comments on the recommendation that families get flu shots.]